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BAM Construction Training have always pushed to be at the forefront of construction training and now we have a chance to make a real difference!

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The management committee of CPCS are looking for a test centre representative to sit on the board and our director Matt Durant has made it through to the final 5 candidates.

The final decision is to be put to a public vote and so we need your help, please vote for Matt to be the new Centre Representative.

(To vote, simply click the button below which will compose a new email on your device. Click send and your vote will be counted!)

Comments from Matt Durant (Director of BAM Construction Training LTD)

Thanks Everyone,

I have been working around the clock over the last few years making some real changes to our business and expanding my network of connections. We have worked with more companies than ever before this year and I am thrilled to have made it to the final 5 against some worthy contenders.
For those of you who know me, my phone is always on and I say this to highlight that I am the perfect person for this role. I am always on hand to answer queries and it would be fantastic to provide this help to an even broader spectrum.

If I win this, I will set up a direct email and distribute my phone number to each centre so they have a point of contact available for any questions. I also pledge to have visited EVERY single test centre in the UK over my 2 years as representative to get a real feel for industry.

I promise to take feedback to CPCS for developments to the scheme, with the difference that we will now be able to run it through with every Centre BEFORE releasing the updates rather than afterwards. I will also hold CPCS to account to make sure that any suggestions that gather enough support are discussed.

I will take this role seriously and attend every meeting come rain or shine. Read our story and my application for more information but let me say one final thing.

If you love the way we do things, if your candidates come back feeling empowered or if you want to make a difference – Vote for me so that we can raise the standards across the UK together.

What is the CPCS Management Committee?

The Management Committee is made up from representatives of the industry that use the plant and equipment covered by the Scheme, including the following organisations:

• Armed Forces (HM Forces)
• Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)
• Construction Plant-Hire Association (CPA)
• Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS)
• Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
• Home Builders Federation (HBF)
• Lantra Awards
• Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC)
• National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC)
• Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA)
• Build UK
• Unite the Union

The CPCS Management Committee helps develop its policy and strategy using advice from close organisations to the industry.